Palo Alto Networks Researcher Discovers Critical Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash

Ryan Olson

Palo Alto Networks was recently credited with discovery of two new vulnerabilities affecting Adobe Flash Player.

Researcher Hui Gao discovered critical vulnerabilities CVE-2015-8443 and CVE-2015-8444. Descriptions of each, as well as details on affected versions and products, are included in an Adobe Security Bulletin dated December 8, 2015. Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player.

Palo Alto Networks is an active contributor to vulnerability research, including regular discoveries of critical vulnerabilities affecting Adobe Flash, Adobe Shockwave and Microsoft Internet Explorer. By proactively identifying vulnerabilities, developing protections for our customers, and sharing them with Adobe, Microsoft and others for patching, we are removing weapons used by attackers to compromise enterprise, government and service provider networks.

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